Notice-Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Iran by ProQuest


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									                                                                     Administration of George W. Bush, 2008 / Nov. 11                                                               1407

                                                                     Notice—Continuation of the                                      Congress a notice stating that the emergency
                                                                     National Emergency With Respect to                              is to continue in effect beyond the anniver-
                                                                     Iran                                                            sary date. In accordance with this provision,
                                                                                                                                     I have sent to the Federal Register for publi-
                                                                     November 10, 2008                                               cation the enclosed notice, stating that the
                                                                        On November 14, 1979, by Executive                           Iran national emergency declared in Execu-
                                                                     Order 12170, the President declared a na-                       tive Order 12170 of November 14, 1979, is
                                                                     tional emergency with respect to Iran pursu-                    to continue in effect beyond November 14,
                                                                     ant to the International Emergency Eco-                         2008.
                                                                     nomic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706), to                         Our relations with Iran have not yet re-
                                                                     deal with the unusual and extraordinary                         turned to normal, and the process of imple-
                                                                     threat to the national security, foreign policy,                menting the January 19, 1981, agreements
                                                                     and economy of the United States con-                           with Iran is still underway. For these reasons,
                                                                     stituted by the situation in Iran. Because our                  I have determined that it is necessary to con-
                                                                     relations with Iran have not yet returned to                    tinue the national emergency declared on
                                                                     normal, and the process of implementing the                     November 14, 1979, with respect to Iran, be-
                                                                     January 19, 1981, agreements with Iran is still                 yond November 14, 2008.
                                                                     underway, the national emergency declared                          Sincerely,
                                                                     on November 14, 1979, must continue in ef-                                                George W. Bush
                                                                     fect beyond November 14, 2008. Therefore,
                                                                     consistent with section 202(d) of the National                  NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Nancy Pelosi,
                                                                                                                                     Speaker of the House of Representatives, and
                                                                     Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am
                                                                                                                                     Richard B. Cheney, President of the Senate.
                                                                     continuing for 1 year this national emergency
                                                                     with respect to Iran.
                                                                        This notice shall be published in the Fed-                   Remarks on Arrival in New York City
                                                                     eral Register and transmitted to the Con-                       November 11, 2008
                                                                                                      George W. Bush                 Veterans Day
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